Hate Crime Case Against Former NFL Lineman Ends In Acquittals, Mistrial

A former NFL lineman accused of two racially-motivated attacks was acquitted of two counts of battery with hate crime enhancements and one count of felony criminal threats, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.

Woman Acquitted Of Hate Crime In KKKatie Case

A 24-year-old woman accused of spray-painting offensive graffiti around San Francisco was acquitted of felony hate crime charges Wednesday afternoon, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced.

Man Fed Up With Gun Violence Acquitted Of Carrying Firearm

A 20-year old man who removed a gun from a Tenderloin sidewalk was acquitted by a jury of carrying a concealed and loaded weapon, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.

Jury Acquits Man Of Felony Drug Sales

Following a four day trial, a jury acquitted a 49-year-old disabled man of trying to sell his pain pills to an off-duty officer in the Tenderloin, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today.

Public Defender Jeff Adachi To Join Brady Discussion Friday

San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi and Assistant Public Defender Phoenix Streets will join defense attorneys, prosecutors, law professors and judges for a panel discussion devoted to Brady disclosure—the law at the heart of the citywide scandal involving dozens of SFPD employees with criminal records or misconduct allegations.

Street Performer Acquitted Of Striking Muni Agent

A San Francisco street performer accused of punching and pulling a knife on a Muni agent was found not guilty by a jury Friday afternoon, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced.

Women’s Cultural Network Honors Public Defender Jeff Adachi With ‘Jedi Knight’ Award

The San Francisco-based Women’s Intercultural Network will honor Public Defender Jeff Adachi with its Jedi Knight Award for “men of good will” who have supported women’s issues and social justice in California.

Man Acquitted Of Metreon Killing

A man accused of gunning down a nightclub patron in 2007 was found not guilty Thursday following a six week trial that revealed police misconduct and witness tampering.

Man Found Not Guilty Of Hit-And-Run Of Grey’s Anatomy Fan

A man accused of hitting a Mission District pedestrian with his minivan as she rushed home to watch Grey’s Anatomy was acquitted Monday afternoon of hit-and-run.

Jury Acquits In Case Involving Snickers, Alleged Air Freshener Assault

Motel resident Willie Smith, 42, was accused of pushing his way into a neighbor’s room, spraying the man with air freshener, eating his Snickers bar and threatening to urinate on him.

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